Supporting Teaching and Learning (Teaching Assistant) CACHE Certificate Level 3

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This programme will qualify you to work with children or young people in primary, secondary, or specialist support schools. You will also assist teachers in preparing and delivering learning activities for children in primary or secondary education. In addition, you’ll learn how to protect children. In addition, you will benefit from a built-in work placement.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Support assessment for learning, positive behaviour, and health and safety.
  • Strengthen your students’ English, maths, and IT skills
  • Understand safeguarding and the development of children and young people.
  • View schools and colleges as organisations.
  • Entry Requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 or 4 and Supporting Teaching and Learning level 2 qualification.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include an additional level 3 qualification, degree level study, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £1,417   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

    Course Facts


    We are proud to be working in partnership with CACHE.

    Labour Market

    Jobs in Childcare and Related Personal services in Leeds are due to grow by 2.7% from 2019 to 2024 (Emsi).

    Student Testimonial

    “The course has been really great, I’ve loved it. It’s given me the confidence and the qualifications to match my skill set to a career.” - Natalie Hunt (Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3)

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